"Mary Jane's nineteen, Susan's fifteen, and Joanna
's about fourteen -- that's the one that gives herself to good works and has a hare-lip."
On the afternoon of the second day, she went out to do an errand, and give poor Joanna
, the invalid doll, her daily exercise.
We asked food expert JOANNA BLYTHMAN to compare the ingredients listed on "normal" items and their lower fat equivalents to see what's best for you...
JOANNA SAYS: THE Kingsmill contains propionate - to extend the shelf life - and flavourings, which means chemical flavourings and not natural flavours.
JOANNA'S VERDICT: I HAVE to chose Nimble simply because it uses skimmed milk and therefore has a lower fat content.CREAM NORMAL Anchor Real Dairy Cream UHT Per 100ml Fat: 6.5g Calories: 66 DIET Anchor Light Real Dairy Cream UHT Per 100ml Fat: 3.9g Calories: 45 JOANNA SAYS:
JOANNA'S VERDICT: I'D choose the full-fat - if you're going to have cream, go for it!FIZZY DRINK
Coca-Cola, 330ml Per can Fat: 0g; Calories: 129 DIET Diet Coke, 330ml Fat: 0g; Calories: 1.2 JOANNA SAYS:
JOANNA'S VERDICT: THE normal Coke has a lot of sugar which erodes teeth, but I'd opt for regular rather than diet to avoid the artificial sweeteners.CAKES NORMAL Mr Kipling's Exceedingly Good Cherry Bakewells Per serving: Fat: 8.7g; Calories: 199 DIET
Weight Watchers Cherry Bakewells Per cake: Fat: 5g; Calories: 156 JOANNA SAYS: THE Weight Watchers bakewells contain hydrogenated vegetable oil, bad news for your heart and arteries .
JOANNA'S VERDICT: MR Kipling's Bakewells, the full fat version - they don't contain hydrogenated vegetable oil and only contain 43 more calories.RICE PUDDING NORMAL Ambrosia Creamed Rice, 425g Per 100g: Fat: 1.9g; Calories: 90 DIET Ambrosia Low Fat Rice Pudding, 425g Per 100g: Fat: 0.8g; Calories: 81 JOANNA SAYS: THEY'RE the only foods on this shopping list that have a simple ingredients list, which is very good.